Syrian expatriates in Belgium and Luxembourg send a letter to Pope

BRUSSELS, (ST)_ Syrian expatriates in Belgium and Luxembourg have appealed to Pope Francis to put an end to the unjust siege from which the Syrian people are suffering.

They underlined in a letter that they sent on Tuesday to the Pope that the western coercive measures being imposed on Syria contradict the United Nations International Covenants on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as these measures target the Syrian people's living hood.

Our Community in Cuba: Measures imposed on Syria represent economic terrorism

Havana (ST):  The students and members of the Syrian community in Cuba  have called for lifting the unilateral coercive measures imposed by the United States and the European Union on Syria, which constitute economic terrorism, stressing that the effects of these measures affect all segments of the Syrian people, which these countries claim are eager to help.

In letters that representatives of students and members of the community in Cuba addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations through the UN Office in Cuba and to Pope Francis of the Vatican through the Vatican Embassy in Havana, in addition to a letter to the European Union mission in Cuba,  the signatories emphasized the need for states to fulfill their moral and legal duties and obligations, and for the Security Council to take deterrent and urgent measures against terrorist organizations and against states that sponsor and support them that violate Security Council resolutions related to combating terrorism and threatening international peace and security.

Syrian community in Sweden calls on European countries to lift the unfair and coercive economic measures imposed on Syria

Stockholm (ST): The members of the Syrian community in Sweden have called on European countries to lift the unjust and coercive economic measures they impose on the Syrian people and to reconsider their policies towards Syria, including the restoration of diplomatic relations with it.

In a letter they sent to the Swedish Parliament, the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, various Swedish parties, the European Union mission in Stockholm, a number of Swedish representatives in the European Parliament, and humanitarian organizations and churches in Sweden and Europe, the letter senders said that the Syrian people are facing a humanitarian disaster that threatens the lives of millions of their children who are under siege, a stifling economic and terrorist war and illegal foreign interventions, in addition to the outbreak of the Corona pandemic, which health authorities find it difficult to address due to the blockade, preventing the import of necessary vaccines, and preventing Syrian banks from financing the import of food and medical equipment.

The members of the community in Sweden stressed that the continued economic blockade on Syria and the coercive measures in violation of international law increase the difficulties for the Syrian people who have been suffering from the scourge of the terrorist war that has been going on for more than ten years, pointing out that the goal of this war is to confiscate the independent Syrian decision and deny the Syrians their natural right to security, stability and prosperity.


Syrian community in Chile sends letter to EU

SANTIAGO,(ST)_ The Syrian community in Chile has called for removing the coercive economic measures being imposed by European countries on the people of Syria. 
It said in a letter sent to the delegation of the  European Union in Santiago: “The Syrian people have been exposed to the terrorist war for more than 10 years and this war has left huge damage in all sectors. Despite that, several European countries have imposed economic sanctions on Syria violating the international law.”

Syrian students in Bulgaria reaffirm their support for their homeland


On April 18th, Syrian students studying in Bulgaria renewed their stance by their country in its war against terrorism by working hard to complete their academic achievement and return to contribute to the process of rebuilding their country.

The National Union of Syrian Students in Bulgaria branch organized an event at the headquarters of the Syrian Diplomatic Mission in Sofia on the occasion of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Independence Day.

The students delivered a statement to the head of the mission Mohammad Mohammad and they expressed their pride in this great memory.

In turn, Muhammad talked about the importance and meanings of Independence Day and  the heroics of the Syrian Arab Army in protecting and preserving the sovereignty and independence of the homeland.

For his part, the head of the Student Union branch in Bulgaria, Youssef Abdel-Rahman, affirmed the students' willingness abroad to participate in the Syrian reconstruction process alongside their colleagues, students of all Syrian universities.